Thursday, 11 December 2014

Advent calender day 11

Advent calendar 11

Christmas wreath by Liz Ward

You will need;
Cotton DK weight yarn in green and red
3.5mm crochet hook
Wool needle
Fabric glue
Stitch marker

Stitches and Abbreviations
Sl st –slip stitch
dc – double crochet
BLO – work in back loop only through out

Starting in green yarn and make a magic ring and work 6dc into the ring. Six sts

Rnd 1- 30: working in blo dc in each st to end. 6sts

Fasten off but don’t close the hole at the base yet.

Re-join with same yarn to start of loop created on working BLO on rnd 1
Rnd 1-30: (ch2, dc ) in each st to the end.

Fasten off. Stuff the wreath with a pipe cleaner and curl round to form a ring. Sew together, add a hanging loop and weave in any loose ends.

Make one in red yarn

Ch 7
Row 1: dc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next 5sts along ch. 6sts
Row 2-8: dc 1, turn, dc in each st to the end. 6sts

Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.

Wrap yarn around the center of the rectangle to form into a bow

Sew onto wreath and decorate as desired

Christmas wreath by Liz Ward


  1. I'd love to make this and sew crochet flowers onto it. Could you please tell me what BLO means.
    Thank you.

    1. Hi it means you work in the back loop of the stitch only. many thanks Liz x

  2. Great, thanks a lot, can't wait to have a go at making it. Thanks for the pattern. x